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1.1kg lost in the last five days, so I'm getting consistent results from the one extended fast per week, though that's bordering on an unhealthy amount lost. Once I hit my goal weight I'll rethink things again. Plus, Xmas is going to fuck it all up anyway. 😂

Finished another 40 hour yesterday. I think this is going to become a weekly event moving forwards. I feel great and am enjoying the changes to my middle aged dad bod (waist, musculature, skin). Closing in on 90kg and then I'll reevaluate my diet and work on the next 10kg stretch to 80kg in conjunction with exercise and muscle work. 💪🏻😂🤳

Experimented with a longer fast this weekend as I feel I'm hitting a plateau. It wasn't too difficult and that first meal yesterday lunchtime was mindful as fuck. Next weigh in is Wednesday so we'll see if it's made much of a difference.

If it has, I'll probably include a 36-40 hour fast each week from Thursday evening to Saturday morning. With how fucking busy my work is, I doubt I'll even notice Friday. 😂

@dockers Fingers crossed for you. If it's any consolation, I've spent the last two weeks in a house with a COVID+ fifteen-year-old, I'm triple vaxxed, and it didn't touch me. Go Team Pfizer!

@k Still not finished it, I binge-watched it from S1 again earlier this year and I think I'm about half way through the final season. Might add it to my Xmas watch-list. You know, cuz of snow and shit.

16 months sober today. 26 pounds lighter thanks to a few months of IF. And I think resisting the mince pies is going to be more of a challenge than avoiding the booze this year. 😂

I have applied my third set of virus updates. Perhaps fortunately, they weren't doing flu vaccinations at the same time, even though they said they would be. Arm is hurting already and here comes the headache...

I stumbled across over breakfast and that's me sorted for, well, forever, when it comes to RPG character portraits. Introducing "a stubbled space captain".

10lb of beetroot harvested ftom the garden. That's half the crop. I've run out of jars before beetroot. 😂 I hope people like pickles. This lot gets added to the 4lb of green tomato chutney and 6lb of piccalilli I made a few weekends ago.

Just did a final push before bed, there are over 300 vector images in there now :D

💯 RT @Gaohmee@Twitter (

> Do you know what Hypernormalization is and why it is likely what a lot of us are experiencing at the moment? It’s largely a term used when people in larger society are aware that the system they live in isn’t working but are pressured to just continue to function like normal.

(Thread!) /ht @hmans

@welshpixie @puf My other half (grew up in Wales, slips into an accent at the drop of a hat, has been known to talk in her sleep in an accent) had a good laugh at this. Can't fault the translation. 😂 She did have to explain that two f's make an f sound. Because of course they do. 🤔

I started doing 16:8 IF at the weekend, and just finished my 5th fast. Not only is this a good use for the immense volume of vegetables we have growing in the raised beds, I feel SO good. More energy. Less bloated. I've lost half a stone in the first 3 days (admittedly, a chunk of that will be fluids) and I'm drinking 6-8 pints of water a day. No sugar or simple carbs, lots of fibre, fish, and white meat.

In between that and 416 days sober, shit is improving (and not just literally).

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@omnicaritas Cheers Tim, and vibes ALWAYS appreciated. 😀 We're doing okay. I suspect it was the sudden shock of events and the pointlessness of it all. I can usually attribute things like this to chaos or randomness, which is fine when it's you at the centre of it all and it's something like missing a bus. This...not so simple.

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@sexybiggetje Thanks Martijn. 👍 I'm getting there, doing much better than those who were closer to him (reasonably so).

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The weekend was challenging. We've had a death in the family. Without going into detail, a relative that lived in the US was murdered. It hit us hard and triggered the fuck out of me, dragging up trauma responses and putting me into full fight.

I was going to say "uncontrollably" but I've coped. I've got tools now. I'm present and aware of what I'm feeling and where I'm feeling it. So yeah, it's horrible and we're hurting but I'm not going to allow it to dominate. RIP buddy. 😥

Things I never thought I'd be doing a few months ago: picking my lunch from the garden at 6.45am, as I'm popping into the office today. 😁

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